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is brewing at uc berkeley. at the center, famous charity nope for collecting donations during the holidays, but some students say the salvation army is antigay. we're live at uc berkeley. >> the salvation armis not doing any bell-ringing on campus this holiday but are collecting clothing donations and student government wants it to stop. >> during the holiday salvation army bell ringers can be seen and heard collecting donations across the bay area. no bell ringers on uc berkeley's campus but there is this. two clothing donation boxes in front of a dorm and many don't like it one bit. >> i think it's very problematic that the salvation army is presented in such a prominent way. >> student senator recently voted in favor of a campus resolution to remove the donation boxes. >> we think they should be replaced with an organization like the goodwill that doesn't discriminate based on sexual orientation. >> the university student government association believes the salvation army is antigay with a long history of discrimination. last summer an official with the charity told an australian radio
. rain in the forecast, we'll take a look coming up. >> ama: a controversy is brewing at uc berkeley. at the center, famous charity nope for collecting donations during the holidays, but some students say the salvation army is antigay. we're live at uc berkeley. >> the salvation armis not doing any bell-ringing on campus this holiday but are collecting clothing donations and student government wants it to stop. >> during the holiday salvation army bell ringers can be seen and heard collecting donations across the bay area. no bell ringers on uc berkeley's campus but there is this. two clothing donation boxes in front of a dorm and many don't like it one bit. >> i think it's very problematic that the salvation army is presented in such a prominent way. >> student senator recently voted in favor of a campus resolution to remove the donation boxes. >> we think they should be replaced with an organization like the goodwill that doesn't discriminate based on sexual orientation. >> the university student government association believes the salvation army is antigay with a long history of d
in critical right now. as soon as our crew arrives we'll bring you more information. >>> uc berkeley announcing today new fund for undocumented students, largest of its kind at any university in the u.s., the fund will begin with a one million dollar gift from the evelyn and walter haas, jr. foundation that gift will help 200 undock ed cal saw dents from 20 countries -- undocumented cal students from 20 countries. the chancellor has been a big supporter of the plan. >> i thought this isn't fair. furthermore, these are extraordinarily talented people in the current era with all of the challenges we have ]t1#ford to waste this talent. everyone should have an opportunity to go to school. >> the scholarships to undocumented students will be given out next fall. >>> divers set to resume their search off mare island in vallejo -- for a man philip mattingly was last seen working on a tugboat saturday evening that tugboat was anchored along side a world war ii ship. his truck was parked in the lot and personal items on the boat were still there. sunday divers searched and coast guard searche
's anti-gay. we are joined live from u.c. berkeley where some students are raising those concerns. >> that's right, carolyn. some students say the salvation army is anti-gay so they don't want the charity on their campus and they don't want their fellow students supporting it. it's actually a push by the student senate that bans the bell ringers on the campus this holiday season. that's after they accused them of discriminating against gay and lesbians in their shelter. last summer an official with the charity told a talk show that according to scripture, gays must die. now students here want two closing donation boxes removed from in front of a campus dorm. cal students we spoke with have mixed reaction to the proposed ban. >> it doesn't mean i always send stuff to the salvation army, we've been kind of supportive of that but i didn't know they were anti-gay or homophobic so that's makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean your prejudiced against gays and lesbians, it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to abc7 news, the charity says, quote, t
throughout california. >>> uc berkeley stirs up new controversy can scholarship fun for undocumented students. -- fund for undocumented students. >>> hundreds of dead squid wash up onshore, video and >>> good morning. the day you have been waiting for if you like change in your weather. thank for joining us. >> say your name! >> i'm eric thomas. >> almost forgot. >> if you get your kids ready for school this morning, bundle up. >> along the coast they will need the wet weather gear after 5:00 the best chance of rain will hit the bay area. here's a look at live doppler, quiet, fog in the north bay valleys stretching into the delta watch out for that temperatures are coolest in the north bay and east bay, upper 30s to low 40s there rest of us in the mid 40s to low 50s around the bay and out to the coast. this afternoon, low to mid 50s at the coast, mid 50s to low 60s for the rest of us. dry during the daylight hours. >>> no fog at san mateo bridge looking good towards foster city, westbound towards the highrise you can see the traffic is flowing nicely, both directions no issues, 13 to 14 minut
a difference in the lives of others. let's get started at capella.edu . >>> uc berkeley stirs up new controversy with a scholarship fund for undocumented students. >>> new questions over whether an aging pilot or troubled plane may have been behind the crash. >>> tracking rain and cooler weather i'll tell you when. sunny and warm in the southwest. showers along the southeast coast. >>> finally from us today, helping a hero who's moving on with his life. he is 1 of the more than 200,000 troops retiring from the military this year. >> now, he's getting some help from a hollywood heavyweight. bob woodruff reports as part of our new series, "standing up for heroes." >> reporter: 32-year-old gabriel posey, a staff sergeant in the army, just returned from the sands of afghanistan. but now, here in los angeles, he's about to get a huge surprise. what he knows is that he's been matched up with a mentor to help him get a start in the field he dreamed about much of his life. screen writing. what he doesn't know is that his mentor is one of the biggest names in hollywood. >> your brothers were
wet weather is on the way. >> a history making gift to uc berkeley tonight. a million dollar endowment to help undocumented students make it through college. >> high tech feature promise to make the 49ers new stadium a state of the art experience.zy >> and here is the scene now in a shopping center. dozens of gunshots rang out today a mall filled with holiday shoppers. you're looking live. >> witnesses describe the scene inside of the mall as terrifying. here is a live picture over the clackamas town center. 100 officers are looking for evidence and answers. just updated reporters minutes ago saying three people are now confirmed dead, one, the gunman. two others presumably, shoppers. this started around 3:30 this afternoon. scores of people started calling 911 reporting someone opened fire around the food court area by macy's. >> police say the gunman had some sort of assault rifle. witnesses say he was wearing body armor. police say they have no idea what the motive was. witnesses rrt hearing dozens of shots. some say, 60 or more, police confirmed the gunman is dead and there is no l
growing. >>> and researchers at uc berkeley have pinpointed a gene that helps turn carbohydrates into fat. cashes did not -- carb is did not turn into fat. it may lead to new treatments for obesity and diabetes. >>> justin bieber must be thinking that the recording academy just doesn't like him. the 18-year-old pop star was not nominated for his album believe or any singles. his manager scooter went off about it on twitter, say grammy board blew it and that bieber deserved to be recognized. >> sometimes you win, sometimes you lose. >> he's doing okay, though. >>> they are in the holiday spirit in washington with the national christmas tree lighting on the white house lawn. >> the first family was on hand to welcome santa claus into town ♪ for goodness sakes ♪ >> i like him better doing al green. the christmas tree is a 28-foot spruce and from what state is that from colorado. >> decorated with bright green lights and stars. it was transplanted a couple months ago after the old tree died. and disney princesses star in this holiday lights display. this is at walnut creek. you can find t
at u.c. berkeley say that the salvation army is anti-guy, critting what they say is years of discrimination, including an interview where they said the salvation army said, quote, according to scripture, gays must die." so they don't want them on campus and don't want their fellow students supporting it. it started by banning salvation army bell ringers on campus this holiday season. that came after they said they discriminated against lgbt groups. now they want donation boxes removed from the dorms. they have mixed reaction against the push. >> we've been kind of supportive of that, but i didn't know that they were anti-gay or homophobic so that kind of makes it questionable. >> donating to the salvation army doesn't mean that you are prejudice against gays and lesbians. it just means you want to help people. >> in a statement to the news the charity said, quote, the salvation army believes all people are equal, regardless of sexual orientation. we firmly oppose mistreatment of lgbt persons. it ultimately will be up to university officials to decide whether to ban those t
of a controversy at uc berkeley. cal students are calling for a ban of the salvation army on campus, after allegations of being insensitive to lesbians and transgenders surfaced online. student leaders passed a billow posing the organization. university officials are considering a campus-wide ban of the group. the salvation army denies all of those allegations in recent statements. >>> funeral services are being held this weekend for two teenage girls shot to death in east oakland. 15-year-old raquel gerstel and 16-year-old bobby sartain were best friends. they were shot two weeks ago near brooke dale park. police have not made any arrests. services for raquel happen today at 11:00 this morning at cooper's mortuary on fruitvale avenue. >>> the man accused of killing sierra lamar will be arraign order new charges tomorrow. antolin garcia-torres has now been accused of three other attempted kidnappings. the 21-year-old was charged last month in connection to those assaults. the incidents took place back in 2009, all in safeway parking lots. garcia-torres was employed at the safeway in morgan
-old aldan mau. investigators still want to know how he died. >>> uc berkeley scientists say they've found and important clue to fight a chronic illness. researchers say a gene that turns carbs into fat may be responsible for fatty liver disease. they say future -- doctors say a high-carb diet that includes things like breads and pastas can cause liver disease. >>> coffee that would cost you $50 a buck and it comes from beans that pass through an elephant. the growers behind this black ivory coffee in thailand learned that feeding the elephants the beans and having them come out the other end adds a certain magic to the beans. >> there's acid in the stomach and that breaks down the protein and that's one of the things responsible for bitterness. so you have a coffee without the bitterness of regular coffee. >> i love it. it's something different. it's -- there's definitely something wild about it that i can't put a name on. >> very interesting. very novel. the flavor is nice. the coffee founder has spent $300,000 developing that idea. and you know it won't cost peanuts either. i had to say
the mental the bosuccesse bomb found at the school no arrest had been made. >> uc berkeley has announced that it is launching a new scholarship fund exclusively for undocumented students on campus. the dreamers on will start with a $1 million donation from evelyn and walter haas. and document tunes in california are eligible for some state funds college programs for our in eligible federally financial aid. the million dollars will be paid to an document is doing so it was 10 years. >> antioch new mayor is taking office at a time when there is a spike in violent crime in the city. >> wave harper has been in office exactly one week and there have been one murder and murder in separate drive-by shootings. that injured two people yesterday morning. harper says the first thing he wants to do is address the problem by creating a committee that will work with the community. harper who is also a tracy police officer wants to beat the into a police force-fed beef upper the tracy police department. >> the james lick looks slick although there is light traffic. we will be right you won't take my li
:stan collender is a graduate of and why you and uc- berkeley. and douglas holtz-eakin. i will go to the next caller who is joining us from ohio, on the independent line. . caller: good morning. do -- what are we paying congressman and senators salaries -- they are making a lot anyway this, they pay less taxes than i do -- why don't we just stop their salary and benefits until we get on -- until they get on the ball and take care of this situation before the end of the year? guest: i am a fan of this and i have written that unless they pass a budget, they should not get paid. this is their job and they are not doing it. allowt understand why we failure of the most basic sort to be rewarded. guest: because they got reelected and their constituents voted for them and that they did not want them there, they should have voted them out of office. they do more than just a budget. i am not trying to forgive them but they are voting on lots of different things and doing other things. guest: they are not doing enough. host: christmas eve is two weeks from tomorrow and people suspect congress will stil
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